On February 18th, 2017

Welcome to Pench National Park India !!!

Online Jungle Safari bookings, the details are as follows.
Pench National Park ought to be included in anyone's itinerary when travelling to Central India, it is one of the best experiences nature has to offer.

Pench - Pench is perfectly poised to offer an experience that is both, authentic as well as unique and filled with adventure. Our aim is to get to understand the wilderness better, to respect it, care for it and share it.
Exploring the jungle always brings out several surprises for both the nature lover and the adventurous explorer. But in our pleasure to explore the natural environs, we need to remember that we have a responsibility to follow the rules of forest and to keep the environment clean.
Pench National Park India, nestling in the lower southern reaches of the satpuda hills is named after the Pench River. It is located on the southern boundary of Madhya Pradesh, bordering Maharashtra, in the districts of Seoni and Chhindwara.
Online safari booking is available in a few entry gates of Pench, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Village Machaan offers assistance to our guests to book their online safari for Pench National Park.
Jungle Safari entry gates in Pench National Park - Online Jungle safari bookings for any of these zones and gates are assisted by Village Machaan Resort in Pench.

Touria Zone - This is considered to be a premium zone, the distance of the 'Turia Gate' is just 1.5 Kms from Village Machaan Resort. This forest is a part of Madhya Pradesh Pench. The park is open from October till June and is closed on Wednesday evenings. The Wildlife Museum related to flora and fauna is at the entry gate of Turia Gate. Pench Turia Gate safari booking are available in advance. Entry to this gate is restricted so advance booking is highly recommended
The forest has many water bodies i.e. Baghinnala, Ber Van Talab, BhondewaliDobri, Malkundam, Bijamatta, Jinewani&MahadeoGhat on the banks of Pench River. Tigers of Pench are known by these names according to the territory they belong to. Queen of Pench, Collarwali, resides in this zone and have been nominated to the "Guinness Book" of world records.
We are Just 1.5 Kms from 'Turia Gate' and 9 Kms from 'Khursapar Gate' . Both these gates are popular entry points to the forest due to high probability of tiger sighting.

Karmazhiri - This is again considered to be a premium entry gate and shares partial area of Turia gate, as well as the water bodies Bodanala, Sitaghat on the banks of Pench river, JhandiMatta. The distance is 45 Kms from Village Machaan Resort in Pench. The park is open from October till June and is closed on Wednesday evenings. Karmajhiri online Jungle safari bookings are available in Pench MP.

Wolf sanctuary - Distance of the entry gate is 1.2 Kms from the resort in Pench. This is a rocky forest and is famous for Wolves, Blue bull and leopards. Night safari is allowed in this particular zone by the Government. This park is open throughout the year. There are two water bodies, where nocturnal species can be seen. Morning and evening safari's are also permitted in this zone. For this entry gates there is no provision for online safari bookings in Pench Tiger Reserve.

Khursapar - This zone comes under the Maharashtra side of Pench forest. Distance from the best luxury resort inPench is 9 Kms. Three beautiful water bodies are inside the forest, which attracts a lot of bird life as well as wildlife. Forest is closed every Tuesday. Jungle safari can be booked online for this gate.

Sillari - The speciality of this forest is that the entries are open throughout the year even in monsoon season.This park is closed every Wednesday and the forest consists of bamboo, Garari and teak trees. Sillari forest is a part of Maharashtra Pench reserve. It is 35 Kms from Village MachaanPench. Booking of online Jungle safari is available for Sillari gate in Maharashtra Pench.

Rukhad - This zone is also known as Bison retreat which is 35 Kms from Village MachaanPench. Park is open from Oct till June. This is very dense forest and recommended for forest lovers. The tickets are booked at the window. No provision of online park entry booking is available in Pench Tiger Reserve.

Jamtara - 65 Kms from Village MachaanPench. Park is open from Oct till June. Sighting of Sloth bear is common in this area. This comes in Chhindwara district of Madhya Pradesh. Online park entry booking is available in Pench MP.

Teliya - This is a new zone which is 5 Kms from the resort. Wolves' movement is very common in this zone. This zone is very close to the wolf sanctuary (Night Safari zone) and opens for morning & evening game Safaris. The park entry tickets are booked at the window.

Park entry timings are as follows.

Morning safari - 5:30am to 9:30 am

Afternoon safari - 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Night safari - 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Entry gates open for 12 months a year.

Sillari in Mahrashtra - Online Jungle safari booking is available for this gate.

Wolf Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh - The safari's are booked at the window. Safari booking is assisted at the resort.